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Greek lyric poetry : the poems and fragments of the Greek iambic, elegiac, and melic poets (excluding Pindar and Bacchylides) down to 450 BC

Author: M L West
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Series: World's classics.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greek lyric poetry.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)763149992
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M L West
ISBN: 0192823604 9780192823601
OCLC Number: 29877378
Notes: Originally published in 1993.
Description: xxiii, 212 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Archilochus --
Semonides --
Callinus --
Eumelus --
Tyrtaeus --
Mimnermus --
Alcman --
Sappho --
Alcaeus or Sappho --
Alcaeus --
Theognis --
Solon --
Attributed to Homer: Margites --
Aristoxenus --
Stesichorus --
Ibycus --
Anacreon --
Lasus --
Asius --
Demodocus --
Pythermus --
Ananius --
Hipponax --
Anonymous Theognidea --
Xenophanes --
Simonides --
Susarion --
Apollodorus --
Cydias --
Pratinas --
Anonymous Party Songs --
Telesilla --
Timocreon --
Euenus --
Lamprocles --
Attributed to Terpander --
Praxilla --
Iambic Fragments --
Elegiac Fragments --
Melic Fragments --
Work songs --
Play songs --
Ritual songs.
Series Title: World's classics.
Responsibility: translated with introduction and notes by M.L. West.

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Good for academic purposes

by jcorelis (WorldCat user published 2013-01-21) Very Good Permalink

Poetry, as Robert Frost said, is what gets lost in translation. Of no poetry is this truer than ancient Greek poetry, and Greek lyric poetry is especially difficult to bring across. But most people nowadays who read ancient Greek poetry in translation do so in connection with college classes...
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